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My first before and after photos.

It's only 2.5 months out, and being low BMI obese, I knew it would go super slow. My fat is very fluffy, I was size 18 and pushing 20, with thunder thighs to make Barney the dinosaur proud. So even though my pounds were low, I was too big for plane seats etc.

But being low BMI, the loss is so much slower than many, which is frustrating even though I've had no stalls except the two weeks post surgery. So maybe posting this first progress report will encourage other low BMI obese friends.

The first pic is right before surgery. I'd lost 13 lbs already on pre op. The second is today, 2.5 months out and only 19 lbs less. I have done 8 weeks of Jillian Michaels app on beginning level, not doing any high impact.

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Sleeved on 12/16

SW: 185
CW: 111

Reached my weight goal in July




You look amazing. I notice you have the same shirt on- and are you now wearing it as a dress?


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Yes! I totally forgot to put “when your shirt becomes a dress” [emoji85]



Lol ya done good!


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My first before and after photos.

It's only 2.5 months out, and being low BMI obese, I knew it would go super slow. My fat is very fluffy, I was size 18 and pushing 20, with thunder thighs to make Barney the dinosaur proud. So even though my pounds were low, I was too big for plane seats etc.

But being low BMI, the loss is so much slower than many, which is frustrating even though I've had no stalls except the two weeks post surgery. So maybe posting this first progress report will encourage other low BMI obese friends.

The first pic is right before surgery. I'd lost 13 lbs already on pre op. The second is today, 2.5 months out and only 19 lbs less. I have done 8 weeks of Jillian Michaels app on beginning level, not doing any high impact.

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Can I ask your height, weight and BMI stats? Im 5’2” was 41 BMI and was finally diagnosed with severe sleep apnea which allowed me to be approved at 35 BMI. That’s when my surgeon asked me to drop 10-15 pounds. Everyone at higher BMIs lose faster and reading your post kinda makes me sad that I’ll lose slow too. And, what is fluffy fat???

You look great [emoji847][emoji847]

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Just thought that, on the last Sunday before my surgery on Thursday, I'd show you where I was up to now (4:20pm on October 8th, 2017).

Will get sleeve op this week. And, probably between January and Easter, I'll have the hernias sorted. LOOKING FORWARD TO BIG CHANGES in these profile pics.

The red/pink shirt was tailored to fit me in late 2006 when I'd reached about 185-186kg. It's looking baggy now that I am 162kg.

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And, from 11.5 years ago ... when I was at my all-time high (almost 192kg or 422 lbs). The T-shirt is a XXXXXXL (6XL); I have it somewhere. Might get my wife to take a photo of me in it before surgery too.

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about six week post op!

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Before 5-11 1/2 and 298lbs with a 46 wiast after 223lbs with a 34 waist...

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Hi everyone- just an update... I’m still doing very well maintaining after 2 years. I did gain 20 lbs back but that’s from working from home, vacationing, snacking during the holidays, and drinking. It’s much easier for me to lose weight now. I can eat about 3-4 oz depending on what so eat. I still always eat my Protein first and my bad carbs last. I take my Vitamins religiously and drink lots of Water.
My life is very happy and I’m still so glad with the choice I made for my life. Having no gallbladder has also been an easy transition. I’m between a size 10-12 and although I gained weight, all my clothes still fit. Exercise is what I’m lacking because I work from home now and have been working at 430am. That’s been making me tired.
Happy New Year... and Ill try to keep posting my updates as best as I can! Hope everyone is doing well...
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3 hours ago, Rose1up! said:

Hi everyone- just an update... I’m still doing very well maintaining after 2 years. I did gain 20 lbs back but that’s from working from home, vacationing, snacking during the holidays, and drinking. It’s much easier for me to lose weight now. I can eat about 3-4 oz depending on what so eat. I still always eat my Protein first and my bad carbs last. I take my Vitamins religiously and drink lots of Water.
My life is very happy and I’m still so glad with the choice I made for my life. Having no gallbladder has also been an easy transition. I’m between a size 10-12 and although I gained weight, all my clothes still fit. Exercise is what I’m lacking because I work from home now and have been working at 430am. That’s been making me tired.
Happy New Year... and Ill try to keep posting my updates as best as I can! Hope everyone is doing well...
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Lovely to see someone two years out doing so well! Congratulations! Your huge smile in the photos says it all!

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Hit my lowest weight so far this week. I have been bouncing since October between 186-190 but I broke the 186 barrier finally.

My highest weight was 301in June 2016, picture on the left was 275 while working my pre-op program in October 2016, Surgery weight was 271 on 12/30/16 and the right is yesterday 1/15/18 at 185 lbs.

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